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announcing the winners of the First Annual Type Book Awards

The day has come and the Type Books staff has spoken: here are the books we really, really liked in 2014.

The Small Type Award For Children's Book We Really Like

WINNER! Julia, Child by  Kyo Maclear & Julie Morstad

runner up: Penguin In Peril by  Helen Hancocks

runner up: Adventures with Barefoot Critters by  Teagan White


The Type-o-Graphic Award For Art Books We Really Like

WINNER! David Altmejd by  David Altmejd

runner up: Robert Gober: The Heart is Not a Metaphor by  Robert Gober

runner up: The WORN Archive by  Serah-Marie McMahon


The Type Written Award For Fiction We Really Like

WINNER! An Untamed State by  Roxane Gay

runner up: This One Summer by  Jillian & Mariko Tamaki

runner up: Pastoral by  Andre Alexis

runner up: All The Birds, Singing by  Evie Wyld

runner up: A Man In Love by  Karl Ove Knausgaard

runner up: 10:04 by by  Ben Lerner


The Measured Type Award For Poetry We Really Like

WINNER! Cinema of the Present by  Lisa Robertson

runner up: On Malice by  Ken Babstock

runner up: Cunt Norton by  Dodie Bellamy


The Twelve Point Type Award For Essays We Really Like

WINNER! What Would Lynne Tillman Do? by  Lynne Tillman

runner up: Bad Feminist by  Roxane Gay

runner up: White Girls by Hilton Als

The True Type Award For Non-Fiction We Really Like

WINNER! Army of Lovers by  Sarah Liss

runner up: 33 1/3 Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by  Kirk Walker Graves

runner up: What We See When We Read by  Peter Mendelsund